Polyschema H.P. Upadhyay, Mycopath. in Mycol. Appl. 30(3-4): 278 (1966).

MycoBank number: MB 9506; Index Fungorum number: IF 9506; Facesoffungi number: FoF 07745; 19 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 4 species with molecular data.

Type speciesPolyschema terricola H.P. Upadhyay, Mycol. Appl. 30(3–4): 279(1966).

Notes – Upadhyay (1966) introduced Polyschema with the type Polyschema terricola. The genus is characterised by mono- or polytretic, globose to clavate conidiogenous cells, producing septate, smooth-walled, verrucose or tuberculate, pigmented, solitary conidia (Crous et al. 2015d). These species are found on soil and decaying wood material and human clinical specimen.


  • Polyschema terricola